Trio of Dentist HIPAA Violations Leads to $135,000 in Settlements

Three dental practices across the country became the latest medical professionals to learn that the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) is serious about patients’ right of access under HIPAA. OCR announced three settlements that total $135,000 in civil monetary penalties for dentist HIPAA violations. Background of Dentist HIPAA Violations Acting in their role as the enforcement arm for HIPAA violations, OCR [...]

2022-09-21T10:38:14-04:00September 21st, 2022|

Dental Trio & Psych Practice Hit with Access, Privacy Fines

Following a winter of hibernation, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) regulators roared to life with the announcement of three settlements and one fine totaling more than $172,000 for violations of HIPAA’s Patient Right of Access and Privacy Rules. Each HIPAA dental fine, as well as the behavioral health fine, were issued for varying degrees of noncompliance. Monetary Penalties Assessed [...]

2022-05-23T13:51:26-04:00March 28th, 2022|